Vietnam approves sustainable forestry development programme by 2025

Vietnam approves sustainable forestry development programme by 2025

The Vietnamese government on August 5 issued Resolution No.84/NQ-CP approving the programme on sustainable forestry development in 2021-2025.
Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Waiting for forest zoning and carbon credit generation

Forest zoning for generation and trade of carbon credits is considered an important solution to create abundant carbon storage in Vietnam as well as establish favourable conditions for enterprises to negotiate selling prices.
Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Building regional strategies for carbon credits in forestry

Vietnam’s forestry system is available for building regional planning in service of exploiting forest carbon credit.
Export of agricultural, forestry and fishery products brightening in the first half

Export of agricultural, forestry and fishery products brightening in the first half

The export value of agricultural, forestry, and fishery products in the first half reached $24 billion, a rise of 28.2 per cent on-year.
Members of Phu Yen High-Tech Forestry Cooperative almost quadruple in first year

Members of Phu Yen High-Tech Forestry Cooperative almost quadruple in first year

The number of Phu Yen High-Tech Forestry Co-operative members almost quadrupled over year, going from 26 in 2019 to 95 this year.
Seven-month agro-forestry-aquaculture export reaches 22.3 billion USD (Infographics)

Seven-month agro-forestry-aquaculture export reaches 22.3 billion USD (Infographics)

The export turnover of agriculture, forestry and aquaculture in the first seven months of 2020 was estimated at 22.3 billion USD, a decrease of 2.8 percent year-on-year.
Agriculture, forestry, and fishery must prepare for EVFTA bounties

Agriculture, forestry, and fishery must prepare for EVFTA bounties

The upcoming implementation of the EVFTA will help Vietnam's agriculture, forestry, and fishery sector to join the global supply chain.
Stimulus sought for agro-investment

Stimulus sought for agro-investment

Foreign-invested projects in agriculture, forestry, and fisheries, and in rural development have been fairly diversified, focusing on fields such as planting, animal husbandry, seafood, forestry processing items, forestation and paper production, and sugar production, among others. However, achievements in attracting foreign investment into the agricultural sector are still limited, failing to fully bring into play the sector’s enormous potential.
Phu Yen establishes high-tech forestry co-operative

Phu Yen establishes high-tech forestry co-operative

The aim of the high-tech co-operative is to provide forestry services with advanced technology, mechanise production, as well as provide credit assistance.
Malaysia to press EU on planned palm oil ban in biofuels

Malaysia to press EU on planned palm oil ban in biofuels

Malaysia will press the European Union not to ban palm oil in biofuels during talks this week, the country's trade minister said on Thursday (Mar 1), warning the move would hit the rural poor.
Sector is busy turning heads

Sector is busy turning heads

Vietnam’s agro-forestry-aquatic sector continues to spread its roots despite turbulent economic times.
Bac Kan envisions brighter days with plenty of growth ahead

Bac Kan envisions brighter days with plenty of growth ahead

With many investment incentives and great development potential, Bac Kan province will continue to attract domestic and foreign investors. Ngo Van Van, director of Bac Kan Investment-Trade and Tourism Promotion Centre, tells VIR about the way forward.
Agriculture exports blossoming

Agriculture exports blossoming

Amid Vietnam’s prolonged trade deficit, the agro-forestry-aquatic sector has watered a trade surplus.